Kelly Services 3rd shift Microbiologist in Austin, Texas

Kelly Services is currently seeking a 3rd shift Microbiologist in Austin, TX to work a contract assignment (one-year duration) for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

12 hour shifts

18-20/hr depending on experience

Urgent need


  • The Microbiologist is responsible for performing routine and non-routine testing in support of all aspects of the manufacturing operations.

  • This includes but is not limited to environmental monitoring of the manufacturing environment and utility systems, bioburden monitoring of incoming raw materials and in-process product solutions.

  • The BQ/EQ Scientific Technician II is responsible for performing all testing according to the applicable standard operating procedures (SOP) and meet all cGMP requirements for the testing and associated documentation.

  • The BQ/EQ Scientific Technician II communicates to the BQ/EQ Supervisor or BQ Manager of any nonconformance with the laboratory testing or equipment.

  • The BQ/EQ Scientific Technician II must have an understanding of microbiological and environmental testing and cause/effect relationships to better determine audit/investigation results.

  • The position is responsible for performing a peer review of testing data and assist with administrative activities for the laboratory.

  • The BQ/EQ Scientific Tech II is responsible for adhering to all cGMPs, SOPs, and plant policies/rules.

  • The BQ/EQ Scientific Technician II may also be required to perform audits, assist with investigations, update standard operating procedures, and train new personnel based on the need of the business.

  • The amount of time spent in each area will be determined by BQ/EQ Management to meet department needs.


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or Biological Science (Microbiology preferred) with some laboratory experience preferred.

  • A thorough understanding of Microbiology, Environmental Science, or Sterilization Science and cause/effect relationships to better determine investigation results.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively train others and strong effective communication skills.

  • Must have technical skills and aptitude for computers.

  • Understanding of cGMP regulations and industry regulations and guidance (FDA, Health Canada, PIC/s) is preferred.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.